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Jeff Guilander farms with his father Ronnie Guilander and brother in law, Terry Hall. They grow corn and soybeans, and have a small cow-calf operation. Jeff is a former Jersey County Farm Bure…

A couple of breezy days will make corn harvest interesting. A few days of high winds and a few more coming are a reminder this crop is not in the bin yet. A lot of progress has been made with several producers focusing on either corn or soybeans and are close to finishing up one or the other…

┬áHarvest has arrived and went straight to high gear with the hard frost last week. Moisture levels dropped allowing a good week of progress on corn and soybeans. Corn yields have stayed strong while the later-planted soybeans seem to have more of a drag on yield. With all the variables it wi…

The wheels are rolling as harvest is heating up. Corn is still carrying moisture, but farmers are banking on having big enough fans on their bins to maintain it and dry it a few more points. Soybeans have dried down with green stems making it more of a challenge. Yields are variable but most…

The wheels are starting to turn on harvest. Dryers are getting fired up as corn hovers in the low to mid-20s, with natural drying slowing down. Plots that avoided a lot of the stresses seem to be doing well, with challenged areas showing that June and August dryness and heat took a toll. Soy…